Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Edible Architecture

After the booze, the food? The WSJ asked four architecture firms to design The Green House of the Future. L.A.-based RCH Studios stole the show with its Incredible Edible House, whose "somewhat fantastical design seems to be as much about the future of food production as architecture," writes WSJ architecture critic Alex Frangos. " The façade of the three-story abode is slathered in a vertical garden that includes chickpeas, tomatoes, arugula and green tea. Step outside in the morning and harvest your meals." More here.
UPDATE: more detail via Inhabitat.
illustration via RCH Studios

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